"Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art."
-- Claude Debussy
artSTAGE - Elementary Honor Chorus 2021
Witness the magic that occurs when standout singers from each elementary school join voices in a digital capacity this year. As we celebrate Music in Our Schools Month we applaud our fabulous elementary music teachers for their dedication and efforts to shine a light on our talented students and on the Fine Arts program in Gwinnett.
Produced by GCPS TV Airs daily on GCPS TV at 10 AM, 2 PM, and 8 PM.
Grayson Tech Music Tech Album
May 12, 2020
The students in the Music Technology program at the Grayson High School Technical Education Program have released their 2021 Spring Compilation album. Many student original works as well as permitted cover charts are included in this spring release. All songs were written, produced, and recorded by the students!
Norcross High School Singing Group
Norcross High School’s singing group "N'Harmonics'" submission wins "Outstanding Arrangement" at the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella 2021 Virtual Competition South Region Quarterfinal. Congratulations to the group and the arrangers: Brianna Thompson, Erick Nunez, and Hector Fitz-Hernandez on this accomplishment!
Brookwood Music Technology Fall 2020 Album Solstice
January 4, 2021
This year's album, "SOLSTICE", is a free download from the Music Technology Program at Brookwood High School. Please visit their page: www.soundcloud.com/brookwoodmusictech to enjoy the work of these talented students. The selections represent the best of over 125 submissions for this project. You can listen and download by individual tracks.
Thanks for listening!
Credits: "SOLSTICE" Winter 2020 Compilation
Production: Chris Costigan
Artwork Consultant: Loria Crews
Artwork: Peter Phan
December 21, 2020
The Georgia Music Educators Association has selected the Featured Works for the 2021 GMEA Music Technology Student Showcase. This is an event that takes place at the annual in-service conference in January and features the music technology compositions of students from across the State of Georgia. This year 73 submissions were entered from across the state and GMEA selected 13 to be included in the event.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is proud to announce that our Music Technology programs have nine of the 13 selected works included in this year’s showcase. The works, the composers (students), schools and their teachers are listed below. Congratulations to these students and programs!
Solo in the Snow Sebastian Soler Brookwood HS, Teacher: Chris Costigan
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Sebastian Soler Brookwood HS, Teacher: Chris Costigan
Digital Composition - Middle School
It's Gonna Be OK Simran Mohamed N. Gwinnett MS, Teacher: David Dover
Scatterbrained Product of Musicality Thomas Jenkins N. Gwinnett MS, Teacher: David Dover
Digital Composition - High School
Echos Ben Cook and Bryton Heath Lanier HS, Teacher: Patrick Collins
Fault Latavian Radford Brookwood HS, Teacher: Chris Costigan
Legacy Danny Vo Brookwood HS, Teacher: Chris Costigan
Vocode Gideon Reese Peachtree Ridge HS, Teacher: Dr. Andy Edwards
What's Your Damage? Sebastian Soler Brookwood HS, Teacher: Chris Costigan
Students selected to Music Technology Showcase
January 15, 2020
Two Brookwood students were selected from 71 statewide entries to participate in the 1st Annual Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Music Technology Student Showcase.
Their compositions will be presented at the Tweed Recording Studio and Academy in Athens, GA on January 24 as part of the GMEA Conference.
Sebastian Roman-Soler (on the left) has two works chosen for the showcase. Moonlight Sonata 3rd Movement (Remix) in the Derivative Work Category and Wobble in the Mixed Media Category. Isaac Baquerizo (on the right) will feature his composition Righteous Song in the Digital Composition Category.
Their teacher Dr. Chris Costigan is pictured center and in the Music Technology Lab located at Brookwood High School
Brookwood HS Music Tech Releases New Album
December 9, 2019
Brookwood HS Music Tech Releases New Album
This is the 16th album for us since I've been at BHS and we are right at 70K plays from all over the world.
Please listen and support these amazing composers/musicians